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A VPN-Like add-on

I recently installed an add-on, beginning with the letter M. It's believe it's fairly new and behaves like a vpn and proxy in many ways but isn't. Well I accidentally del… (read more)

I recently installed an add-on, beginning with the letter M. It's believe it's fairly new and behaves like a vpn and proxy in many ways but isn't. Well I accidentally deleted it and REALLY want to find it again. Can anybody help?

Asked by twistedvincent 1 day ago

Last reply by twistedvincent 1 day ago

Color of my URL/Address bar.

I am using Firefox 81.0.2 (64 bit) on a Windows 10 computer. A couple days ago, my address bar started showing up as yellow with grey text. (Admittedly, I was in the opti… (read more)

I am using Firefox 81.0.2 (64 bit) on a Windows 10 computer. A couple days ago, my address bar started showing up as yellow with grey text. (Admittedly, I was in the options before that and likely did it to myself). But now I can not read what is in the URL/Address bar without highlighting everything. I have been looking ever since then to somehow reset it back to it's default view, but can't seem to find where to do that. Any help would be GREATLY appreciated.

Thank you

Scott

Asked by Smokeater 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Hik Vision No plugin detected.

Can anyone help. I get the following error, I've added codec to my Linux OS but while using Firefox to login to my Hik Vision camera IP I get No plugin detected. In the s… (read more)

Can anyone help. I get the following error, I've added codec to my Linux OS but while using Firefox to login to my Hik Vision camera IP I get No plugin detected.

In the suppliers help I get works with Windows and Firefox 52 and above.

I'm on Linux Pop OS using Firefox 81.0.2 (64-bit)

Asked by graham35 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

Search text

I have search text while typing checked in my options but when I search, it doesn't do this. It used to and now it doesn't so I have no idea what you people are doing to … (read more)

I have search text while typing checked in my options but when I search, it doesn't do this. It used to and now it doesn't so I have no idea what you people are doing to make it change all the sudden.

Asked by jim0310pa1 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

Select which GPU firefox uses for hardware acceleration in a multigpu system

Software: Manjaro Linux, GNOME, Xorg, Firefox 81 Hardware: nvidia GTX 1080 and AMD RX 570 I have a multigpu Linux machine and would like to configure Firefox to only use … (read more)

Software: Manjaro Linux, GNOME, Xorg, Firefox 81 Hardware: nvidia GTX 1080 and AMD RX 570

I have a multigpu Linux machine and would like to configure Firefox to only use the AMD card for hardware acceleration.

Rationale: My Xorg is configured to only use the RX 570. My GTX1080 is mostly used to pass through to a Windows VM, but occasionally I do use it in Linux so do not want to disable it completely. This is usually seamless, when the card is not in use: When I start up the Windows VM, it unbinds the GTX1080 from the driver and passes the hardware through. When Firefox is running with hardware acceleration enabled, however, it can not unbind the GTX1080. It seems that Firefox is "using" the nvidia card, so I just want to disable that without disabling hardware acceleration entirely.

Asked by parahaps 1 day ago

Media Keys forward / backward aren't working and greyed out in the overlay

When I want to skip a video in a youtube playlist, skip to the next track or to the previous one in spotify etc, my keyboard media keys don't work. The play/pause button … (read more)

When I want to skip a video in a youtube playlist, skip to the next track or to the previous one in spotify etc, my keyboard media keys don't work. The play/pause button works and so does volume up/down. The overlay appears all the time, but the buttons for forward/ backward are greyed out. Sometimes a song stops when I hold forward for a few seconds.

Another guy had this problems 7 years ago, the solution was to start firefox in safe mode. I did that. Didn'T work. I also disabled hardware acceleration, didn'T work.

Asked by michaelhaas.mail 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Adding a new tab between two specific tabs

There is no option to add new tab(s) between a specific location. From specific location, I intended to add a new tab between two tabs, not at the end of all the tabs. To… (read more)

There is no option to add new tab(s) between a specific location. From specific location, I intended to add a new tab between two tabs, not at the end of all the tabs. To make it more understandable, here is a scenario:

For example, on my Firefox browser, following tabs are opened in the order as follows: Tab1, Tab2, Tab3, Tab4, Tab5, Tab6.

Now, I wanted to add a Tab7, but not at the end, as it happens usually. I want to add it between Tab2 and Tab3 directly without manually dragging it in between and hence I want to get the following order:

Tab1, Tab2, Tab7, Tab3, Tab4, Tab5 and Tab6.

Unlike other browsers like Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge Chromium, I feel this is a subtle feature which is missing in Firefox. In those browsers, you can just directly right-click on the opened tab and click "New Tab", which adds a new tab in between the opened tab and the adjacent one.

I really wish this feature is provided as soon as possible on Firefox too.

Thank You. Regards, VIVEK.

Asked by Vivek Rao Anand 2 days ago

Ubuntu opens portal everytime to open downloaded file

It used to be that downloading something like a pdf and then clicking on it through the downloads dropdown would immediately open the pdf in the default system pdf viewer… (read more)

It used to be that downloading something like a pdf and then clicking on it through the downloads dropdown would immediately open the pdf in the default system pdf viewer. Now I get a pop-up telling me the Portal "Open with" is ready which then presents me with a set of options for where to open the file. I have looked around for anyone else with this problem but haven't found anyone.

Additional info: If I use the show enclosing folder feature it actually shows me a temp folder (image attached)

Asked by btickell 2 days ago

Create Desktop Shortcut to website without drag and drop method

How can I create a desktop shortcut to a website without using the drag and drop method? I am the teacher of a blind student who used the NVDA screenreader. Drag and drop… (read more)

How can I create a desktop shortcut to a website without using the drag and drop method? I am the teacher of a blind student who used the NVDA screenreader. Drag and drop just really isn't accessible to her. Are there other ways to create desktop shortcuts (specifically to google drive)?

Asked by jdinis1006 1 week ago

Last reply by jdinis1006 2 days ago

Disable the stupid feature with browser closing by ctrl+q

Hi! Does anybody know how to disable browser closing by ctrl+q shortcut? It is too close to ctrl+w and sometimes I close the whole browser instead of one tab. Moreover it… (read more)

Hi! Does anybody know how to disable browser closing by ctrl+q shortcut? It is too close to ctrl+w and sometimes I close the whole browser instead of one tab. Moreover it is really useless and stupid feature since I have alt+f4. Why I need another shortcut which do the same stuff? And why developers ignore this issue which was reported on several forums? I tried install extension which disable it but it doesn't work for me.

Asked by jenamax 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Automatic Website Translation

Now that Microsoft has moved to a Chrome based browser with the newest release of Edge, automatic, and fully functional website translations are now standard in both Edge… (read more)

Now that Microsoft has moved to a Chrome based browser with the newest release of Edge, automatic, and fully functional website translations are now standard in both Edge and Chrome. I am a US Citizen, living in Mexico, that is not yet fully fluent in Spanish. This has severely limited my ability to use Firefox, which honestly, is a pretty big deal for me. I prefer Firefox for multiple reasons, but privacy is my major concern. Is Firefox working on a solution to this massive hole in Mozilla's browser product offering? Two major competitors are now offering automatic translation. What gives?

Asked by Brent Robison 1 week ago

Last reply by Brent Robison 3 days ago

Recent History list in History drop-down menu

The Recent History list in the History drop-down menu is limited to about 40 entries. Everything before that is not shown. How can I increase the number of these entries… (read more)

The Recent History list in the History drop-down menu is limited to about 40 entries. Everything before that is not shown.

How can I increase the number of these entries to say 100?

Asked by thomasvonderelbe 3 days ago

Is there about:config or chrome css option to move #back-button, #forward-button and #PanelUI-button from nav-bar to TabsToolbar?

Hi. I'd like to keep everything necessary in TabsToolbar. I'm using 13" Air, want to save some space so i have autohide in chromecss on nav-bar. Is there about:config or … (read more)

Hi. I'd like to keep everything necessary in TabsToolbar. I'm using 13" Air, want to save some space so i have autohide in chromecss on nav-bar. Is there about:config or userChrome.css option to move system buttons - back button, forward button and hamburger button from nav-bar to TabsToolbar? Three fingers left or right swipe or shortcuts cmd <- -> are somehow not as fast as using buttons. Thanks

Asked by tex.bates 3 days ago

How to use the latest download directory for the next download

I've configured my Firefox for Fedora to ask me every time in which directory I want to save the file. The default directory used by Firefox is /run/user/1000/doc/ Even a… (read more)

I've configured my Firefox for Fedora to ask me every time in which directory I want to save the file. The default directory used by Firefox is /run/user/1000/doc/ Even after changing the directory and downloading another file, Firefox keeps reverting to this /run directory. Can I make Firefox stick to the latest directory I used? I do not want to use a fixed Download directory

Asked by joep.beijnsberger 3 days ago

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Change the Hand Cursor

I just changed my browser because the version I had before wasn't compatible with a site I needed to use for school. On this version instead of using the cursor designs t… (read more)

I just changed my browser because the version I had before wasn't compatible with a site I needed to use for school. On this version instead of using the cursor designs that are used everywhere else, it uses it's own versions and I can't find a way to change this. When I go to click on a link it turns into this really ugly version of the hand cursor instead of the normal one. I know this doesn't seem important but it's actually triggering panic attacks for me. Please help! I'm using linux mint.

Asked by shekhinahwoolf 3 days ago

Answered by shekhinahwoolf 3 days ago